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JAY'S REEL. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Prince Edward Island. A Mixoldyian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Perlman (1996) believes the tune may have been converted from a march, and notes that his source's father, Lem Jay, used to play this tune every New Year's Eve on Charlottetown radio in the 1930's. It may be a converted march air, notes Perlman.

Source for notated version: Roland Jay (b. 1906, Mt. Stewart, Queens County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 87.

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